Ghana Stories

Humble Bundle Impacts Literacy in Ghanaian Schools

July 30, 2014 By

Late in 2013, Humble Bundle came to us with some exciting news. They were set to sell a bundle of e-books and we were one of the benefitting charities. We were extremely flattered, but didn’t yet know exactly what to expect, partly because what they are doing is just so innovative. Humble Bundle assembles bundles … Continue Reading →

30,000 New E-Books in Ghana’s Volta Region

June 30, 2014 By

Last week we delivered 10,000 life-changing e-books to the North Region of Ghana and today we’re happy to share that another community in Ghana-in the Volta Region-is empowered with e-books. Joseph Botwey and Samuel Alomenu give you their perspective once again on how the launch went! Through a collaboration with Pencils of Promise (PoP), 300 … Continue Reading →

Ghana’s North Region Gets 10,000 Life-Changing E-Books

June 13, 2014 By

Joseph Botwey is our Partnership Development Manager and Samuel Alomenu is our Assistant Business Development Manager and part of their job is to help launch e-reader programs in schools all over Ghana. They’ve been in the field this last week implementing e-reader programs with partnering organizations and therefore delivering thousands of e-books to children and … Continue Reading →

The Guardian asked and over 3,000 people gave!

April 8, 2014 By

Our donors and supporters are everything to us. Without their help, none of what we do on a daily basis to eradicate illiteracy would be possible. In the case of The Guardian, over £38,000 of help for providing more books to children and families who need them the most, came last month! This gift arrived after … Continue Reading →

The Tale of Two Brothers

September 12, 2013 By

A few weeks ago, two brothers, Sebastian and Julien, joined the Worldreader Vacation Reading School team of volunteers. Like Lauren, they arrived wide-eyed and were excited about helping kids in Ghana–many of whom now have Kindles in their schools and can access hundreds of digitized African and international books–read more and read better. Being close … Continue Reading →